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Calendar Girl (1947)

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A songwriter finds out that his beautiful girlfriend is going to be an artist's model.

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Complete credited cast:
Jane Frazee ...
William Marshall ...
Johnny Bennett
Gail Patrick ...
Olivia Radford
Kenny Baker ...
Byron Jones
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Matthew O'Neill
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Lulu Varden
James Ellison ...
Steve Adams
Janet Martin ...
Tessie
Franklin Pangborn ...
'Dilly' Dillingsworth
Gus Schilling ...
Ed Gaskin
Charles Arnt ...
Capt. Olsen
Lou Nova ...
Clancy
Emory Parnell ...
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Storyline

Around the turn of the century, two young men, Johnnie Bennett, a composer and Steve Adams, an artist, go to New York City to make their fortune. They both fall in love with the same girl, Patricia O'Neill. The artist paints a picture of her which outrages her father's sensibilities but, as a result of the picture, she wins a chance to star in a Broadway play. She soon learns that the artist is just a trifler, and turns to the composer, who loves her sincerely. Written by Les Adams <longhorn1939@suddenlink.net>

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Musical | Romance

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31 January 1947 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Star Dust and Sweet Music  »

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| (1951 re-release)

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(RCA Sound System)

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1.37 : 1
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Let's Have Some Pretzels and Beer
(uncredited)
Music by Jimmy McHugh
Lyrics by Harold Adamson
Performed by the cast
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Two men of the arts from Boston
16 December 2013 | by (Buffalo, New York) – See all my reviews

For Republic Pictures this was undoubtedly one of their bigger productions in 1947 and I couldn't help thinking that with a score by top songwriters Jimmy McHugh and Harold Adamson this film might be better known had some major studio did it.

As it is Calendar Girl takes place at the turn of the last century and it concerns life in the artist's colony of Greenwich Village. Two men of the arts from Boston, painter James Ellison and composer William Marshall, arrive in town and take up residence in the artist's boardinghouse of the indulgent Irene Rich who must have a literal last name to put up with the itinerant payments of rents she gets and expects. Another in the house is singer Jane Frazee who both Marshall and Ellison court.

The problem is that Ellison is already engaged to Gail Patrick back in Boston and he's wealthy on his own and just taking a hiatus from the family banking business. He's making a play for Frazee and that's coming between him and Marshall.

As for Marshall he gets a different kind of partnership. Singer Kenny Baker is becoming Hart to his Rodgers and with his tenor is plugging their songs as well.

I can't forget Frazee's father Victor McLaglen who is a fire captain and still regards Frazee as Daddy's Little Girl even after she becomes a celebrity of sorts when Ellison's painting makes her the Calendar Girl of 1901. McLaglen is just his overbearing, lovable, oafish self.

The lack of production values kills what is a nice picture and could have been a classic over at MGM.


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